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Sulfur trifluoride

Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
LL - Sharon G. Lias and Joel F. Liebman
B - John E. Bartmess

View reactions leading to F3S+ (ion structure unspecified)

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
3.07 ± 0.20NBAECompton, Reinhardt, et al., 1978From SF6; B
2.90 ± 0.10EIAEHarland and Thynne, 1971From SF4; B
2.50 ± 0.50IMRBMiller, Miller, et al., 1995S- + SF4 -> SF3- + SF observed. SF3- + SF4 -> SF5- + SF2 observed; B
2.73 ± 0.65N/AChase Jr., Curnutt, et al., 1982Reanalysis: Harland and Thynne, 1971; B
2.71SIPage and Goode, 1969The Magnetron method, lacking mass analysis, is not considered reliable.; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
8.18 ± 0.07ENDFischer, Kickel, et al., 1992LL
7.3EILangford, Almeida, et al., 1990LL


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Compton, Reinhardt, et al., 1978
Compton, R.N.; Reinhardt, P.W.; Cooper, C.D., Collisional ionization between fast alkali atoms and selected hexafluoride molecules, J. Chem. Phys., 1978, 68, 2023. [all data]

Harland and Thynne, 1971
Harland, P.W.; Thynne, J.C.J., Autodetachment lifetimes, attachment cross sections, and negative ions formed by sulfur hexafluoride and sulfur tetrafluoride, J. Phys. Chem., 1971, 75, 3517. [all data]

Miller, Miller, et al., 1995
Miller, A.E.S.; Miller, T.M.; Viggiano, A.A.; Morris, R.A.; Vandoren, J.M.; Arnold, S.T.; Paulson, J., Negative ion chemistry of SF4, J. Chem. Phys., 1995, 102, 22, 8865, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.468940 . [all data]

Chase Jr., Curnutt, et al., 1982
Chase Jr.; Curnutt, J.L.; Downy Jr.; McDonald, R.A.; Syverrud, A.N.; Valenzuela, E.A., JANAF Thermochemical Tables 1982 Supplement, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1982, 11, 3, 695, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.555666 . [all data]

Page and Goode, 1969
Page, F.M.; Goode, G.C., Negative Ions and the Magnetron., Wiley, NY, 1969. [all data]

Fischer, Kickel, et al., 1992
Fischer, E.R.; Kickel, B.L.; Armentrout, P.B., Collision-induced dissociation and charge transfer reactions of SFx+ (x = 1-5_): Thermochemistry of sulfur fluoride ions and neutrals, J. Chem. Phys., 1992, 97, 4859. [all data]

Langford, Almeida, et al., 1990
Langford, M.L.; Almeida, D.P.; Harris, F.M., Measurements of single ionization energies or electron affinities of SFn molecules (n = 1-5) using double-charge-transfer spectroscopy, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Processes, 1990, 98, 147. [all data]


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